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Woodstock, Georgia’s Trails Take You on Foot, Bike, or Water

Woodstock, Georgia has become a destination for the outdoor enthusiast, whether that includes picnicking with the family at beautiful Dupree Park, walking with your dog at Woofstock Park, or pedaling on the mountain bike trails at Olde Rope Mill Park. Woodstock is home to a number of parks and trail systems.

Woodstock, Georgia has become a destination for the outdoor enthusiast, whether that includes picnicking with the family at beautiful Dupree Park, walking with your dog at Woofstock Park, or pedaling on the mountain bike trails at Olde Rope Mill Park. Woodstock is home to a number of parks and trail systems.

Woodstock is just east of Lake Allatoona, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake that is one of the most popular lakes in the country. Day passes and campsite rentals through the U.S. Army Corps gives access to the lake’s 270 miles of shoreline, parks and pavilions, campsites, convenient launching ramps for fishing, boating, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking. Cherokee County Recreation & Parks Agency maintains the following parks on Lake Allatoona:

  • Lewis Park (Woodstock)
  • Blankets Creek Bike Trails (Holly Springs)
  • Cherokee Mills Park (Holly Springs)
  • Fields Landing Park (Canton)

In addition to the above-mentioned Cherokee County parks, the Army Corps has the Victoria Day Use Area near Woodstock. Victoria Day Use Area has four boat ramp lanes, 15 picnic tables with grills and a beach area. Adjacent to the day use area is the Victoria Campground which provides more than 70 spacious reservable campsites near the dock and swimming beach. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water, flush toilets and showers are all provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for visitors. Camping, fishing, and swimming are the primary activities at the campground, but there are also picnic tables and a playground.

Lake Allatoona is part of the 163-mile Etowah River Water Trail.

Woodstock is bike friendly, both in town and on the trails nearby. Zagster bike rental stations are located throughout Woodstock, and the bike rental/share membership program is open to all, 18 years or older. The

first segment of the Noonday Creek trail in Woodstock is 1.5 miles long and connects Downtown Woodstock to Highway 92. A beautiful bridge that spans Noonday Creek connect to Woofstock Dog Park. The trail is accessed in Downtown Woodstock on Market Street or from the dog park.

The Dupree Park Family Mountain Bike Trails are beginner friendly with a wide, smooth trail tread. These trails are meant to be fun at slower speeds and there’s a short bike skills trail that provides technical features designed to teach balance control and bike handling. These are excellent trails for kids and for novice off-road riders as well as those getting back on the bike after a long hiatus.

Check out the Taylor Randahl Memorial Bike Trails in Olde Rope Mill Park in Woodstock. Enjoy this stacked-loop layout consisting of three purpose-built mountain bike trails with ten loops. All trails are directional by day of the week and are perfect for the beginner or experienced cyclist. The Trestle Rock Trail runs along the Little River in Olde Rope Mill Park. It is approximately 0.4 miles long and is essentially flat. Great views of the river and the ruins of the rope mill water diversion chute highlight the trip down this concrete multi-use trail. Also located in Olde Rope Mill Park, a pedestrian bridge allows people to access the north side of Little River to explore the historical ruins of the rope mill or stroll next to the river to find the picturesque train trestle.

These trails are also available to hikers (bikes have right of way at all times) and are pet-friendly (dogs must be leashed).

Golfers are covered, too, in Woodstock, with three fine 18-hole courses and a golf center to help you improve your game.

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